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in the night i told a ghost to leave

that was not me shouting but as
a man hurling words into the dark like weapons
I am allowed to express my distaste
for the mollycoddled insecurities aimed at me like arrows from a cowards feeble bow… 87 more words

Poetry

Her Rights Were Taken Off On Women's Day

Behind her smile of happiness and eagerness was an anxiety that was masked and a disappointment that no one knew about. But I did. I wouldn’t say that I knew her too well but I knew her enough to know of her dreams as a younger girl- the girl, a year ago who thought that the world was her own although she knew that her wings would be clipped at any time. 274 more words

Writing

‘Mentis Inn’ Commentary

John McGregor’s “We Were Just Driving Around” is where I initially drew inspiration from for my short story, where speech is used as the main indicator of the character’s personality, age and gender. 775 more words

Beginner

wide open

Tonight I’ll lie with the shades open wide
watching the snow falling quiet
over my sleeping city
wondering who might be sleeping sound
on my side of your bed… 23 more words

Sticks & Stones

Silver's Book Reviews - "Life, Sex & Death - A Poetry Collection, by David Ellis

  • Title:  Life, Sex, and Death – A Poetry Collection (Vol 1)
  • Author: David Ellis
  • File Size: 421 KB
  • Print Length: 198 pages
  • Publisher: Self-Published by author…
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Poetry

Come to me...

Some of the very best
will never be known…
they must lie,
forgotten,
in the ruins
of the expectations
of everybody elses
dreams.

Poetry

I’d take a bullet for you
As you’d fire the whole nine yards for me
And I couldn’t care less
About how long I have… 57 more words

Poetry